Please Help ID - Taking Over My Yard

Grancru(z5 MI)June 4, 2014

THis plant is taking over my lawn and flower beds. Anyone know what it is and how to kill it? It has a spiderweb of fiberous roots that break off if you try to pull out.

Help Please
TIA!!

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Grancru(z5 MI)

Photo with roots

    Bookmark   June 5, 2014 at 10:43AM
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flying_c(6a)

I'm guessing epipactis helleborine, helleborine orchid. See link for control suggestions (but it appears there's no surefire method).

Here is a link that might be useful: Homeowners battling a weedy orchid invading lawns and flowerbeds

    Bookmark   June 5, 2014 at 11:56AM
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